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Local Worship & Service Centers
What can I do at my local
Worship and Service Center?
Worship and Service Centers are a hub of activity and encompass both the church and social service components of The Salvation Army. Each location presents unique opportunities:
- After School Program/Tutoring:Volunteers interact with school-age children by helping with homework, serving meals, and participating in fun activities after school.
- Summer Day Camps: Volunteers assist staff with camp activities for children.
- Christmas Season: Be a bell ringer at a local Red Kettle Stand. MORE ABOUT BELL RINGING
- Food Pantry: Help with stocking a pantry or distributing food.
- Special Projects: Volunteers may be needed periodically for small projects or fundraisers at our Worship and Service Centers.
- Community Care Ministries: Visit shut-ins in hospitals and nursing homes.
What can I do at with my local Service Unit?
Smaller communities that cannot financially support a large-scale Worship and Service Center provide for needy families through Salvation Army Service Units. Staffed entirely by volunteers, help is needed for:
- Serving families: Volunteers are needed to field phone calls, help with client intake assessments and distribute assistance.
- Fundraising: Service Units raise critical operating dollars through Red Kettle Campaigns, golf outings, and other special events.